The 2017 instrument of the year is the oboe. Most people think of it as a classical instrument – but it's also brightened up a lot of pop songs. We present the ten best tracks that feature an oboe.
The Eagles' greatest hits album has surpassed the late Michael Jackson's "Thriller" as the best-selling album of all-time in the US. The country-rock band has sold more than 150 million albums and continues to tour.
People's taste in music speaks volumes about who they are, so what do political parties' telephone tunes say? DW's Jefferson Chase called the headquarters of Germany's major parties to find out.
He directed dark thrillers such as "Psycho," "The Birds" and "Vertigo," but Alfred Hitchcock was smiling while he worked. The legacy of the master of suspense is celebrated in a new book by German publisher Taschen.
Richard Ford is a major American author – and one of the sharpest critics of President Donald Trump. His books are international bestsellers. His first great success came in 1986 with the novel "The Sportswriter".
Mark Knopfler's unique guitar playing made Dire Straits world famous. But he has never enjoyed life in the spotlight. As the musician who marked rock history turns 70, here's a look back at the anti-star's career.
Museums are distancing themselves from patrons with unethical business ties: The Sackler name is being erased from the world's top institutions, and now businessman Warren Kanders has resigned after months of protests.
Teachers and parents might not have noticed, but students don't only use YouTube for fun. According to a new study, about half of them watch videos to learn things as well. How does this affect the educational program?
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